TXDL (Techsdale) is looking for talented instructors and mentors to work with us on our 2017 workshops for diverse and underserved youth. These are part-time positions. Time(s): Varies according to specific programs. Usually afternoon/evenings. Days as required. Location(s): various within the GTA Qualifications: Must have game design, graphic design, web design and/or an animation background. […]
Gaming culture (and if we’re being honest, tech culture as a whole) has been dogged by its diversity problem for quite a while. As time goes on though, the conversation becomes less about the need for tolerance than eliminating the social and financial harm inflicted by refusal to diversify. By leaving behind young people of colour we not only diminish their opportunities, but opportunities for tech industry growth as well.